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  • World Culture Re-Contextualised

    Meaning Constellations and Path-Dependencies in Comparative and International Education Research

    Edited by Jürgen Schriewer

    Impressive strands of research have shown the emergent reality of increasing world-level interconnection in almost every field of social action. As a consequence, theories and models have been developed which are aimed at conceptualising this new reality along the lines of an ‘institutionalised’…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Mega-Events as Economies of the Imagination

    Creating Atmospheres for Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Atmosphere, the elusive ambiance of a place, enables or hinders its mobility in global consumption contexts. Atmosphere connects to social imaginaries, utopian representational frames producing the culture of a city or country. But who resolves atmospheric contradictions in a place’s social and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Political Tolerance in the Global South

    Images of India, Pakistan and Uganda

    By Sten Widmalm

    What makes people agree to the extension of political rights to those they clearly dislike? This book moves beyond the extensive research on this question in western contexts to focus on the global south, offering unique empirical studies of political tolerance in plural societies where poverty is…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • An Ethnography of Global Environmentalism

    Becoming Friends of the Earth

    By Caroline Gatt

    Based on nine years of research, this is the first book to offer an in-depth ethnographic study of a transnational environmentalist federation and of activists themselves. The book presents an account of the daily life and the ethical strivings of environmental activist members of Friends of the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • Economic Globalization and the Citizens' Welfare State

    Sweden, UK, Japan, US

    By Hiroto Tsukada

    This title was first published in 2001: Examining the future of the welfare state in four globalizing economies - Sweden, UK, Japan and US - this book presents a detailed analysis of the ways in which social and economic aspects of these welfare states have altered under growing market-first…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rethinking the Politics of Globalization

    Theory, Concepts and Strategy

    By Iain Watson

    This title was first published in 2002. Placed within the broad fields of International Relations and International Political Economyš this book specifically focuses upon the conceptual and strategic debates concerning the relationship between social movements and the politics of globalization.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Families as Educators for Global Citizenship

    By Judith A. Myers-Walls, Péter Somlai

    This title was first published in 2001. All people and regions of the world are deeply affected by world events, no matter how closely they embrace or how actively they try to resist their impact. This book explores some of the ways globalization has changed and formed children, youth, and families…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Globalization of Terrorism

    By Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe

    This title was first published in 2001. Terrorism is today a global problem and, as was recently demonstrated in Kenya and Tanzania, no country is immune. Terrorism occurs everywhere (villages and cities), it targets innocent people and terrorists who are ideologically opposed to one country can…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Yet, growth remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remained high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has stalled or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Australia’s New Migrants

    International Students’ Affective Encounters with the Border

    By Maria Elena Indelicato

    This book offers a comprehensive and critical analysis of the tropes employed in the categorization of international students living and studying in Australia. Establishing the position of migrant students as ’subjects of the border’, the author employs various models of emotion in an analysis of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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